The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Tester
Rank 236 232 219
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 20 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.28% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.23% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 20 13 6
Average salary £33,750 £32,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% -14.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,300 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Automation Tester
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6850 6171 5672
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.12% 95.32% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5689 4814 4724
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Tester in the job title across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Automation Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Tester across the Yorkshire region.

Automation Tester Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Automation Tester
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Tester across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Automation Tester Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Automation Tester
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Tester within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North Yorkshire +19 11 £32,500 - 1
South Yorkshire - 5 £38,000 -
West Yorkshire -12 4 £36,250 +11.53%
Automation Tester
England

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Automation Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Automation Tester in their job title.

1 31 (81.58%) Java
1 31 (81.58%) Agile Software Development
1 31 (81.58%) Automation Testing
2 27 (71.05%) C#
3 25 (65.79%) SQL
4 23 (60.53%) Test Scripting
5 22 (57.89%) Degree
6 13 (34.21%) Test Automation
7 8 (21.05%) WebDriver
7 8 (21.05%) Selenium
8 7 (18.42%) QA
9 6 (15.79%) Software Testing
10 5 (13.16%) BDD
11 4 (10.53%) Waterfall
11 4 (10.53%) RAD
11 4 (10.53%) FTP
11 4 (10.53%) Web Services
11 4 (10.53%) XML
12 2 (5.26%) Manual Testing
13 1 (2.63%) Gherkin
13 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (2.63%) JIRA
13 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
13 1 (2.63%) Selenium IDE
13 1 (2.63%) Mentoring
13 1 (2.63%) QuickTest Pro
13 1 (2.63%) Fault Management
13 1 (2.63%) User Acceptance Testing
13 1 (2.63%) Usability Testing
13 1 (2.63%) Integration Testing

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Automation Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Automation Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) WebDriver
1 8 (21.05%) Selenium
2 1 (2.63%) JIRA
2 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.63%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (2.63%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) Web Services
1 4 (10.53%) XML
2 1 (2.63%) Gherkin
2 1 (2.63%) .NET
2 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.63%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
1 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (81.58%) Agile Software Development
1 31 (81.58%) Automation Testing
2 23 (60.53%) Test Scripting
3 13 (34.21%) Test Automation
4 6 (15.79%) Software Testing
5 5 (13.16%) BDD
6 4 (10.53%) Waterfall
6 4 (10.53%) RAD
7 2 (5.26%) Manual Testing
8 1 (2.63%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.63%) Fault Management
8 1 (2.63%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.63%) Usability Testing
8 1 (2.63%) Integration Testing
8 1 (2.63%) TDD
8 1 (2.63%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (81.58%) Java
2 27 (71.05%) C#
3 25 (65.79%) SQL
4 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (57.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle
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